1 Day Workshops
This course is offered during our Dyslexia Academy for Educators week
Language-based learning disabilities affect students’ abilities to complete language tasks in all content areas, including math. This seminar will provide an overview of language-based learning disabilities, including dyscalculia, as well as a selection of specific instructional strategies that support students in an Algebra I classroom. Participants will examine different academic and organizational skills, like note-taking, to better understand how to support students in a math classroom.
Upon completion, participants will be able to:
This course is appropriate for educators at the middle and high school levels.
|July 8, 2019
8:30am - 3:00pm
Over 98% of educators felt that their Outreach Summer Institute seminar provided them with strategies and tools that will help their students.
Kate currently works as an Outreach consultant where she partners with schools in different capacities to help support students with language-based learning disabilities. Previously, Kate taught algebra I, language-arts tutorials, and student advocates at Landmark High School. Kate was also a special educator at a public middle school and public charter high school where she taught small group math classes and managed a caseload of students. While working at the public charter high school, Kate was also a special education department head and then an assistant principal. Kate holds a BA from Colby College with a major in human development and minor in mathematics, and she earned her master’s degree in special education from Simmons University.